SQL DBA :: Lansing

in Michigan(MI)

Location: Lansing, MI

Duration: 12+ months


- Responsible for data analysis and database management. Involved
in maintenance, enhancement, designing of data dictionaries,
physical and logical database models, and performance tuning.
Knowledge of the utilities and production tools used for data
storage management to support the Application Team. Coordinates
physical changes to computer databases; codes, tests, and
implements physical database, applying knowledge of data base
management system. Designs logical and physical databases reviews
description of changes to database design to understand how
changes to be made affect physical data base (how data is stored
in terms of physical characteristics, such as location, amount of
space, and access method).
- Establishes physical database parameters. Uses structured query
language (SQL) to define database objects using database
definition language (DDL) and control access to database objects
using data control language (DCL). Language descriptions and
specifies identifiers of database to database management system
or directs others in coding database descriptions. Calculates
optimum values for database parameters, such as amount of
computer memory to be used by database, following manuals and
using calculator. Specifies user access level for each segment of
one or more data items, such as insert, replace, retrieve, or
delete data. Specifies which users can access data bases and what
data can be accessed by user. Tests and corrects errors, and
refines changes to database.
- Enters SQL to create production data base. Uses database
utility programs and 3rd party utilities to monitor database
performance, such as distribution of records and amount of
available memory. Directs programmers and analysts to make
changes to data base management system. Reviews and corrects
programs. Answers user questions. Confers with coworkers to
determine impact of data base changes on other systems and staff
cost for making changes to data base. Modifies data base programs
to increase processing performance, referred to as performance
tuning. Workers typically specialize in one or more types of data
base management systems. Providing assistance in the planning,
development, maintenance, and monitoring of integrated database
systems, and ensuring that the conceptual and design phases of
new applications are consistent with the structural parameters
within the database environment.
- Evaluates users' requests for new data elements and systems,
incorporates them into the existing shared data environment, and
provides technical assistance. Coordinates the use of data to
ensure data integrity and control redundancy, loads databases,
and reorganizes as needed. Performs data modeling and
prototyping. Performs logical and physical data modeling, designs
relational database models, and creates physical data models from
logical data models. Performs security recovery procedures.
Determines and implements database search strategies and storage
requirements. Maintains data dictionary ensuring uniformity of
definitions and sets standards for use of data dictionary.
Monitors database performance and recommends efficiency
improvements. Creates test database environment for applications
section, including the creation of necessary libraries and
- Executes the procedures necessary to save, retrieve, and
recover databases from hardware and software failures within
established procedures. Assists with determining, implementing,
and enhancing standards on database security and with monitoring
agency disaster recovery procedures and systems. Assists with the
installation of database software and with analyzing, designing,
and implementing databases. Assists in benchmarking and threshold
testing of databases and with establishing and controlling
necessary database security. Assists in the selection of database
management software. Experience in computer systems analysis or
computer programming work.
- Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of
computer programming and systems design; of computer operations,
systems, and procedures; of project control and cost estimating
techniques; of computer programming languages; of data processing
flowcharting techniques; of database structures and theories; and
of current database technologies.

Skills Needed

SQL Server 2008, 2014 experience. Database administration, data
modeling, configuration, security Required 4 Years

Resource Monitoring Required 4 Years

SQL Scripting Required 2 Years

Extract, Transformation and Load processes Required 4 Years

Experience working with data warehouse Required 2 Years

Performance tuning Required 2 Years


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